Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine

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Ministry of Education and Science (Міністерство освіти і науки)
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Agency overview
Formed 8 July 1992
Preceding agency
  • Ministry of Education and Science, Youth and Sports
Jurisdiction  Ukraine
Headquarters 10, Victory Sq., Kiev
Minister responsible
Parent agency Cabinet of Ministers
Child agencies
  • Service for intellectual property
  • Agency of Science, Innovations, and Informativeness
Website Official website
Headquarters of the Ministry in Kiev
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The Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (Ukrainian: Міністерство освіти і науки України) is the main body in the system of central bodies of the executive power. It is fully based on the former Ministry of Education and Science and Youth and Sport.[3]

On 28 February 2013 President Viktor Yanukovych reorganized the Ministry of Education and Science, Youth and Sports and the State Service for Youth and Sports, creating the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the (new) Ministry of Youth and Sports.[4]

Structure [5][edit]

The ministry consists of the central body headed by the minister,[6] first deputy, and other deputies to assist the minister. Part of ministry elects several state administrations representatives that are specialized in certain field and coordinate operation of government companies.

State agencies[edit]

  • State Service for intellectual property of Ukraine
  • State Agency of Science, Innovations, and Informativeness of Ukraine

Former agencies[edit]

List of Ministers[edit]

The Ministry of Education was created on July 8, 1992 by merging two major organs of the Ukrainian SSR: the Ministry of Higher and Middle Specialized Education and State Committee on Vocational-Technical Education. In 1991 there were two ministries of education — National and Higher (formerly Higher and Middle Specialized).[7]

Name of Ministry Name of minister Term of Office
Start End
Ministry of Education and Science Ivan Zyazyun August 3, 1990 May 1992
Petro Talanchuk February 1992 July 6, 1994
Mykhailo Zghurovsky November 18, 1994 January 14, 1999
Valentyn Zaichuk 1999 1999
Vasyl Kremen December 30, 1999 February 3, 2005
Stanislav Nikolayenko February 2005 December 18, 2007
Ivan Vakarchuk December 18, 2007 March 11, 2010
Dmytro Tabachnyk March 11, 2010 February 23, 2014
Serhiy Kvit February 27, 2014 14 April 2016 [1]
Liliya Hrynevych 14 April 2016 [1] Present

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